Class Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Coten End Primary School, Coten End, Warwick, CV34 4NP
Teacher Main Scale
18 Jun 2019
26 Jun 2019
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern

The Role

Fixed term contract until 17 July 2020

We are recruiting a Class Teacher to cover a maternity leave (Year 3) and join our outstanding team from late November/early December (exact date to be confirmed). You will be made to feel welcome by all staff and children alike. Applications from NQTs are welcome, and whether you are an experienced practitioner or newly qualified we will ensure that your time at Coten End is an enjoyable and rewarding experience. Under the direction of the Headteacher, you will continue to learn and develop, and staff at every level benefit from high quality professional development opportunities. Our ethos is reflected in the school motto “Learning For Everyone, Learning From Everyone”.

You will benefit from:

Inspiring and enthusiastic children who thrive during their time at Coten End

High quality professional development opportunities and the chance to learn and develop your practice whether at the start of your career or through undertaking new challenges as an experienced teacher in a large, expanding school

Collaboration with outstanding teachers and support staff whose tremendous knowledge and enthusiasm create stimulating lessons that inspire our children to work to the best of their ability

An exciting and creative curriculum

A warm and welcoming environment with excellent facilities

Key Requirement

The successful candidate will:

  • have a thorough understanding of how to keep children safe and safeguarding procedures
  • be an excellent classroom practitioner who ensures that all children, whatever their ability, make great progress
  • be a dedicated professional with the ability to inspire children and colleagues
  • set the highest standards for themselves, the children and others
  • have excellent subject and curriculum knowledge which they use to engage children
  • work successfully in partnership with parents and our community
  • fulfil the requirements of an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Above all, we are looking for someone who is passionate about their teaching, a team player who will enjoy working with enthusiastic staff and with the vision and drive to help raise standards.

Additional Information & How to Apply

Coten End Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Closing date Wednesday 26th June

Interview date Wednesday 3rd July

If you are interested in this post please complete an application form; please email your application to together with a letter explaining your personal educational philosophy illustrated with recent examples. 

If you have not been contacted by 28th June 2019 then your application has been unsuccessful. Visits to the school are encouraged - please contact the school office on 01926 491329 to make an appointment. Should you have any further queries please do not hesitate to contact Sarah Sheepy, Headteacher, on (01926) 491329 or email

Coten End Primary is a large, very popular, 3-form entry school situated in Warwick; there will be 650 pupils on roll in September. We are very proud of our dedicated and caring staff team; hard-working and well-behaved children; vibrant learning environment and supportive parents and carers. We are committed to ensuring that children of all abilities and backgrounds achieve their very best in everything they do.

We are also committed to growing the talent in all our staff, enabling them to flourish and succeed. “Coten End is a wonderful school that is very conducive to learning” Parent (Year 4 and Reception) comment, Oct 2018 “We all share the school’s passion and commitment to provide an enjoyable, excellent education for all the children and the best possible professional fulfilment for all staff. We fully support the school’s strong caring ethos combined with rigorous educational ambitions for its pupils” Chair of Governors The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects and all staff, parents and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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Person Specification
Job Description
Equality Details Form
Application Form
Self Disclosure Form

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